lancej

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Academic Interests

  • The history and literature of ancient Christianity
  • The original contexts of New Testament writings in Second Temple Judaism and the Greco-Roman world, and the subsequent history of their interpretation
  • Non-canonical literature from the early centuries of Christianity, especially the apocryphal texts in the Nag Hammadi codices, Codex Tchacos, etc.
  • Early Christian mythology concerning creation, the origins of evil, angels, demons, and the problem of theodicy
  • Coptic language and literature
  • Ancient Greek and Coptic manuscripts and the scribal cultures in which they were transmitted
  • Egyptian monasticism

Higher education and employment history

Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo, 2013 - present

Lecturer, Princeton University, Department of Religion. 2010-2012

PhD 2011, Princeton University: Religions of Late Antiquity

MA 2005, University of Washington: Religion

BA 2002, University of Washington: History

Honoraria

Mrs. Giles Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities (Princeton University, 2009-10)

Program in the Ancient World Fellowship (Princeton University, 2005-09)

Researcher Profile

http://www.tf.uio.no/english/research/news-and-events/profiles/2014/jenott.html

 

Publications

  • "Clergy, Clairvoyance, and Conflict: The Synod of Latopolis and the Problem with Pachomius' Visions." In Beyond the Gnostic Gospels: Studies Building on the Work of Elaine Pagels, edited by Eduard Iricinschi, Lance Jenott, Nicola Denzey Lewis, and Philippa Townsend, 320-334. Studies and Texts in Antiquity and Christianity 89. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
  • Beyond the Gnostic Gospels: Studies Building on the Work of Elaine Pagels, co-edited with Eduard Iricinschi, Nicola Denzey Lewis, and Philippa Townsend. Studies and Texts in Antiquity and Christianity 89. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
  • "Recovering Adam's Lost Glory: Nag Hammadi Codex II in its Egyptian Monastic Environment." In Jewish and Christian Cosmogony in Late Antiquity, edited by Lance Jenott and Sarit Kattan Gribetz, 222-236. Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 155. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
  • Jewish and Christian Cosmogony in Late Antiquity, co-edited with Sarit Kattan Gribetz. Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 155. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
  • “Emissaries of Truth and Justice: The Seed of Seth as Agents of Divine Providence.” In Gnosticism, Platonism and the Late Ancient World: Essays in Honour of John D. Turner, edited by Kevin Corrigan and Tuomas Rasimus, in collaboration with Dylan M. Burns, Lance Jenott, and Zeke Mazur, 43-62. Leiden: Brill, 2013.
  • The Gospel of Judas: Coptic Text, Translation, and Historical Interpretation of the ‘Betrayer’s Gospel.’ Studies and Texts in Antiquity and Christianity 64. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011.
  • “Antony’s Letters and Nag Hammadi Codex I: Sources of Religious Conflict in Fourth-Century Egypt,” co-authored with Elaine H. Pagels, Journal of Early Christian Studies 18.4 (2010): 557–589.
  • “The Gospel of Judas 45,6–7 and Enoch’s Heavenly Temple.” In The Codex Judas Papers: Proceedings of the International Congress on the Tchacos Codex held at Rice University, Houston, Texas, March 13–16, 2008, edited by by April D. DeConick, 471–477. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 71. Leiden: Brill, 2009.
  • “Inside the Covers of Codex VI,” co-authored with Michael A. Williams in Coptica, Gnostica, Manichaica: mélanges offerts à Wolf-Peter Funk, edited by Louis Painchaud and P.-H. Poirier, 1025–1052. Québec. Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2006.
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). Clergy, Clairvoyance, and Conflict: The Synod of Latopolis and the Problem with Pachomius' Visions, In Eduard Iricinschi; Lance Jenott; Nicola Denzey Lewis & Philippa Townsend (ed.),  Beyond the Gnostic Gospels: Studies Building on the Work of Elaine Pagels.  Mohr Siebeck.  ISBN 978-3-16-152834-7.  chapter.  s 320 - 334
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). Emissaries of Truth and Justice: The Seed of Seth as Agents of Divine Providence, In Kevin Corrigan & Tuomas Rasimus (ed.),  Gnosticism, Platonism and the Late Ancient World: Essays in Honour of John D. Turner.  Brill Academic Publishers.  ISBN 9789004223837.  chapter.  s 43 - 62
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). Recovering Adam's Lost Glory: Nag Hammadi Codex II in its Egyptian Monastic Environment, In Lance Jenott & Sarit Kattan Gribetz (ed.),  Jewish and Christian Cosmogony in Late Antiquity.  Mohr Siebeck.  ISBN 9783161519932.  Chapter.  s 222 - 236
  • Jenott, Lance & Pagels, Elaine (2010). Antony’s Letters and Nag Hammadi Codex I: Sources of Religious Conflict in Fourth-Century Egypt. Journal of early Christian studies (Print).  ISSN 1067-6341.  18(4), s 557- 589
  • Jenott, Lance (2009). The Gospel of Judas 45,6–7 and Enoch’s Heavenly Temple, In April DeConick (ed.),  The Codex Judas Papers: Proceedings of the International Congress on the Tchacos Codex held at Rice University, Houston, Texas, March 13–16, 2008.  Brill Academic Publishers.  ISBN 9004181415.  chapter.  s 471 - 477
  • Jenott, Lance & Williams, Michael Allen (2006). Inside the Covers of Codex VI, In Louis Painchaud & Paul-Hubert Poirier (ed.),  Coptica—Gnostica—Manichaica. Mélanges offerts à Wolf-Peter Funk.  Peeters Publishers.  ISBN 90-429-1771-7.  chapter.  s 1025 - 1052

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  • Lundhaug, Hugo & Jenott, Lance (2015). The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices. Mohr Siebeck.  ISBN 9783161541728.  350 s.
  • Jenott, Lance (2011). The Gospel of Judas: Coptic Text, Translation, and Historical Interpretation of the 'Betrayer’s Gospel'. Mohr Siebeck.  ISBN 3161509781.  266 s.

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  • Lundhaug, Hugo & Jenott, Lance (2016). Book-Review panel on Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott, The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices: Response.
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). Evagrius Ponticus and the Books from Nag Hammadi: Sources of the Anthropomorphite Controversy in Fifth-Century Egypt.
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). Knowledge of the Father and the Movement of the Logos: Echoes of the Arian Controversy in the Tripartite Tractate?.
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). Readers’ Aids and Other Scribal Practices in Codex Tchacos.
  • Jenott, Lance (2013). The Cult of the Archangel Michael at Phantau, Egypt.
  • Jenott, Lance (2012). Review of David Brakke, The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity. Harvard University Press, 2010. The Catholic Biblical Quarterly.  ISSN 0008-7912.  74(3), s 589- 591

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